Assistant Professor - Computer Science

Job description

The Department of Computer Science in the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics at Eastern Washington University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Computer Science starting September 2019.

EWU is a regional, comprehensive institution with nearly 13,000 undergraduate and graduate students, offering liberal arts and professional programs in Cheney, Spokane, and throughout Washington State. The Spokane metropolitan area is home to over 4000,000 residents and offers great four-season outdoor recreational opportunities and a vibrant arts and cultural community. The department as 14 faculty members and roughly 300 undergraduate and 20 graduate students.

In Fall 2020, the majority of Eastern's Computer Science and Electrical Engineering programs will move from the main campus in Cheney to a new 140,000 square-foot facility in downtown Spokane's University District. This facility is a partnership with the regional tech industry to be a high-tech hum for innovation and entrepreneurship that will offer our students and faculty outstanding new opportunities for collaboration with regional industry and other universities.

The department seeks to build on its existing strength in Software Engineering, while exploiting the full scope of opportunities in this rapidly expanding area. The successful candidate will play a core role in reshaping the research and curriculum of the department. Responsibilities will include teaching and curriculum development at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as scholarly and service activities.

Screening of applications will begin January 7, 2019; position will remain open after that date and until further notice. Questions about the position may be directed to Margo Stanzak (509) 359-4734 or [email protected]

About Eastern Washington University

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Required Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in Computer Science or closely related discipline must be complete at the time of appointment.
  • Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching Software Engineering along with core Computer Science coursework.
  • Demonstrated potential for excellence in developing and teaching advanced coursework in Computer Science.
  • Demonstrated potential for scholarship.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply a culturally responsive and flexible approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal access, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference may be given to candidates who offer one or both of the following preferred qualifications:

  • Industry work experience in Software Engineering.
  • College-level teaching experience.





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Posted: 10/9/2018
Application Due: 12/8/2018
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